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endurance athlete of all time. well, today color the pofl service embarrassed. the u.s. justice department announced this afternoon that it will join a civil lawsuit that claims armstrong defrauded the federal government. here's bob orr. >> reporter: the lawsuit as lance armstrong broke his sponsorship contract with the u.s. postal service by using performance-enhancing drugs while winning multiple tour de france titles. the postal service paid at least $31 million to sponsor armstrong's cycling team and now the justice department wants that money back and could seek total damages approaching $100 million. the lawsuit, first filed by armstrong's former teammate floyd landis in 2010, claims the team knowingly caused the united states postal service agreements to be violated by regularly employing banned substances and methods to enhance their performance. that charge brought strong denials from armstrong at the time. >> he's got no proof. it's his word versus ours. >> reporter: but in 2011, another teammate, tyler hamilon, told "60 minutes" armstrong did used banned substances, including th
, log onto cbsbaltimore.com. and look for this story under the news section. >>> well, u.s. lawmakers once again visit the maryland man held for years inside a prison in cuba. diplomatic efforts to get alan gross free continues. a seven-member delegation led by patrick layy. gross has been held since 2009. he is accused of spying. lawyers say he was simply bringing communication equipment to cuba's small jewish population. >>> former illinois congressman, jesse jackson, jr., could be facing years in prison. danielle nottingham reports. he could get years in prison. >> reporter: former congressman jesse jackson, jr., left a courthouse in washington, after admitting he spent more than $700,000 in campaign funds on permanent items. >> did you say you're sorry you let everybody down? >> i'm sorry i let everyone down. >> reporter: jackson spent $43,000 on a rolex watch. $9,000 on furniture. and more than $5,000 on expensive clothe clothes. his wife sandra was also in court wednesday. facing her own charge of filing false income tax returns.
attacks targeting the u.s. government and corporate secrets. officials say the obama administration is considering fines, penalties, and trade restrictions. a virginia-based cyber security firm discovered a secret chinese military unit behind years of u.s. cyber attacks. china has denied any involvement and claims it's been a victim of hacking, too, by the u.s. >>> and apple was the target of a hacking attack at the company's california headquarters. apple says mall ware infected a small number of its mac computers used by employees. the company says the mall ware got on the macs through a website for software developers by exploiting a security flaw in the browser. apple says it was similar to an attack on facebook earlier this week. >>> bp won't pay penalties for all of the more than 200 million gallons of oil that spilled back in 2010. the u.s. government agreed not to fine bp for 34 million gallons the company captured before entering the gulf. fines for all the rest of the oil will be in the billions. >> sony is expected to reveal details about its much ant
lengths that he concealed his use of performance enhancing drug and defrauded his major sponsor, the u.s. postal service and armstrong and the postal service riding team violated their agreement using the drugs. more coming up in the next half- hour. >>> a new bge rate increase takes effect today. so pay attention to the bill. the maryland public service commission has granted 65% of the utility's requested increase for electric and gas rates for average electricity customers the bills will go up $3 a month and gas customers under $3 every month. bge is saying the expenses will be used to updated the utility's aging infrastructure? >> there fact is that -- baltimore is no different than any other city in the mid atlantic or the next. we have a lot of infrastructure that is aging. we can see it with bridges and tunnels and water and sewer systems. we're no different. we need to continue to invest and reinvest in the system. to keep up and modernize the system. that takes investment. >> reporter: bge says with the new increase customer's bills will typ
to pass a background check, learn english and u.s. history, and pay back taxes. susan mcginnis with more now from washington. susan, good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. it is not clear whether the white house leaked this plan on purpose or not, but either way, lawmakers here on capitol hill want that plan tabled so that a group of senators known as the gang of eight can continue their work on a bipartisan bill. the white house is responding after a draft of its version of an immigration reform bill was leaked to the press this weekend. the white house says it's simply a backup plan. >> we will be prepared with our own plan if these ongoing talks between republicans and democrats up on capitol hill break down. >> white house sources tell cbs news this wasn't a planned leak but some republicans are skeptical. >> leaks don't happen in washington by accident. this raises the question many of us continue to wonder about. does the president really want a result or does he want another to beat up the republicans so he can get political advantage in t
. >> thank you. >>> there's a chance the 2024 summer olympics could be coming to baltimore. right now the u.s. olympic committee is looking for potential sites. according to the baltimore sun the committee is showing interest in 35 cities nationwide including charm city. baltimore made an unsuccessful bid to cohost the 2012 summer olympics. >>> ravens fans should be repaired to dig a little deeper into their pockets to see a game. ticket prices are going up 10%. it's the first time they've raised in 4 years and say it's in no way related to their sub -- super bowl win. >>> new details are released about an explosion in kansas city. the latest coming up. >> the sill ver lining play book, did you love the movie? find out how you can own a piece of the oscar-nominated film. >> a mixture of sun and clouds. meteorologist beltway will be et -- meteorologist bernadette woods will be back with our first warning weather forecast. >>> wjz will continue with don scott, jessica kartalija marty bass >>> it's mostly cloudy, 32 degrees in central maryland. your complete first warning weather forecast is co
armstrong has decided not to participate in a tell-all interview with the u.s. anti-doping agency. edward lawrence reports that probably means the end of armstrong's career. >> reporter: lance armstrong's lifetime ban from sports will remain in place now that the disgraced cyclist has refuse add way out. the u.s. anti-doping agency or usada gave armstrong until wednesday to talk about it. after two months with the agency armstrong issue add statement on deadline day. he said his client will not participate in usada's efforts to selectively. that demonlize individuals. for more than a decade armstrong strongly denied using performance-enhancing drugs as he racked up world titles including seven tour de france yellow jerseys, but they found evidence that he had doped last year that stripped him of his victories. armstrong himself finally came clean with oprah winfrey. travis tygart said he believed he was going to cooperate but last month he told scott pelley on 60 minutes that such could expose him to civil and criminal charges. >> there's a five-year statute on a
. >> good morning, anne-marie. stoxx were mixed in asia ahead a u.s. summit in washington later today. tokyo's nikkei lost half a percent. hong kong's hang seng lost half a percent. wall street's stock tumbled for a second day after the announcement of the weak data. the dow jones industrial average ended 46 points lower on thursday. the nasdaq was off 32 points. >>> in what may be a sign of things to come for the nation's economy, walmart says it expects business to slow down in the coming months. the world's largest retailer reported higher than expected fourth quarter profits on thursday, but walmart said sales are weakening as customers battle rising gasoline prices delayed income tax refunds, and higher payroll taxes. >>> the gasoline prices are at their highest level for this time of year. aaa says the average price for a gone of regular is $3.78 nation wide. that's up 47 cents in the past month. aaa says the higher prices are due to seasonal maintenance at refineries. analysts expect gas prices to rise further in the coming weeks. and the outlook is no bet
in the u.s. and canada. >> tickets on sale at 8:00 a.m. show sold out at 8:01. >> you know it. even for a venue as big as m&t? >> absolutely. it's going to be nuts. >> going to go fast. but i do like that new song. >> i think it's a great idea to have it at m&it -- m&t. >>> new hope. the fda approves a first of its kind breast cancer medication. find out what is different about catasilla. >>> traumitize traumatized 4- year-old. starting off not so happy. what triggered this emotional meltdown? >>> rain and milder air coming our way tomorrow. i'll have the exclusive first warning five-day forecast. >>> here's today's cold, cough and flu report. this is dylan right here this is dylan, and this is his big brother hayden. dylan's only five, but he's already been through two surgeries for brain tumors. and he just went through his second round of chemo. and this is their mother, dawn who runs this loving and happy home. she too struggled with tumors. but that doesn't slow her down. her love of family comes first. their dad, phil, works two jobs, repairing copiers, a
as this week. officemax has stores mostly in the u.s. and canada, and office depot in the u.s. and mexico. if they did combine, they would close several stores but still wouldn't be as large as staples. representatives from both companies declined to talk about the merger. >>> the supreme court will hear a high-stakes fight over genetically altered seeds today. vernon bowman, a 75-year-old farmer from indiana, is fighting agri-giant monsanto. he replanted some of their super weed-resistant soybean seeds, and monsanto sued him for patent infringement. bowman's lawyers say because he bought the seeds, he can do whatever he wants with them. >>> burger king's twitter account had a bad day. someone hacked into it at about noon monday, posting a tweet that said burger king had just been sold to mcdonald's and put up a logo of the golden arches. the account was suspended for a few hours. so far the hacker has not been identified. >>> 50 years after camelot, personal items from president john f. kennedy were auctioned off monday. his bomber jacket sold for $570,000. the items b
world war ii than this picture of marines raising the u.s. flag over iwo jima as they took control of the japannese island in a battle that began 68 years ago today. most folks have seen the famous sculpture but few know the history behind it. a history of lost and found. told by jim axel rod tonight. >> this was happened carved by a marine. >> reporter: he started accumulating military artifacts when he was ten years old. >> but the actual first announcement of the end of world war ii... >> reporter: brown's collection of world war ii memorabilia is now one of the world's largest. >> this poster reproduced hundreds of thousands of times. >> reporter: but it's one piece in particular that fits brown's collection... sets brown's collection apart. this is the original iwo jima monument. it was inspired by combat photographer joe rosenthal's picture of five marines and a sailor raising the american flag during a battle that cost 6,000 u.s. lives. sculptor felix de weldon was so moved he used his own money to create it finishing the 12-foot statue six months after the battle. the statu
be. it doesn't mean that there is no crime here. >> a major milestone for the u.s. military in afghanistan. for the first time since 2007 more than 30 days has passed with no american military deaths. >> meanwhile just eight days away from the automatic and dramatic budget cuts known as the sequester. >> how can there be cuts to the military. >> on our civilians, it will be catastrophic. >>> lance armstrong is refusing to reveal what he knows about doping. the cyclist will not be interviewed under oath. >>> they could become the latest high-tech craze. >> the new google glasses that allow you to snap photos with the blink of an eye. >>> this survivor dug out of the snow after an avalanche in colorado. >>> all that -- >> the second obama term is starting out with bangor two. >> michelle obama's formal portrait. >> a former senator now admitting he had a secret love child with the daughter of another former senator. >> when did the senate become "the jerry springer show?" when did that happen? >> -- on "cbs this morning." >> a woman called 911
. they have stolen blueprints from the u.s. to make identical products for identical -- plants for identical products. >> next to a nuclear weapon, a cyber attack on the united states would be the most dangerous thing that could happen. >> reporter: but the dangers posed by cyber attacks also carry potential rewards for maryland. >> for creating jobs and creating opportunities, by meeting the threats that come to our nation from criminal elements. and also, sponsored by other states. >> reporter: with so many agencies in or near maryland, new businesses like key w have sprung up. >> our largest base is the intelligence community. >> reporter: more than computers, can crash. >> cyber event can cause the same type of damage that a bomb does. >> by ordering machines like generators to malfunction and self destruct. >> we've got to be ready here, in case something like that unleashes on our electric grid. on our water system. on our finance. on our healthcare. >> reporter: a target-rich environment will take at least 30,000 new cyber warriors
in the u.s. >>> heated words today over the proposed gas tax. maryland house republicans say the state needs better management of transportation revenues, not more taxes. senate president mike hiller responded by calling them neanderthals in terms of their thinking. the bill would put a 3% tax on a gallon of gas. miller's proposal would make it harder to use in other budget holes. >>> well, it sounds like a hollywood action film. but for police in belgium, the robbery of millions of dollars in diamonds from a plane is very real. venita neyer -- vinita nair reports for wjz. >> workerless placing concrete barriers at brussels international airport, after a massive diamond heist. investigators say eight masked gunmen, dressed like police officers, broke through the fence monday night and drove two cars onto the tarmac. the men snatched an estimated $50 million worth of diamonds from the cargo hold of a plane, scheduled to fly to switzerland. >> the operation at the airport has tan exactly three minutes. so this was a very quick hit ask run. very well
is considered armed and dangerous. >>> afghanistan's president gives u.s. special forces 2 weeks to leave a key battleground. the deadline comes amid acquisitions that afghans working for u.s. troops tortured and killed innocent people. the decision could further complicate the talks between u.s. and afghanistan. >>> after the school tragedy in newtown, connecticut donations toys and gifts poured in from around the world. now more than 2 months after the deadly shooting families have a chance to take home some tokens of support. >> whether it's a race car or a pop star heartthrob -- >> justin bieber doll. >> it's christmas in february for the children of sandy hook in newtown lining up for a much deserved grab bag of gifts laid out for the taking. >> it's special that we're here and that everyone donated these for us. >> what happened was unprecedented. toys and presents by the truckload pouring into the community as outsiders did what they could to comfort those so close to tragedy. >> it's not just a toy it's everyone in the world wanting to be a part of the healing process. >> 60,000 were s
into competitive sports is to tell all under oath to the u.s. anti-doping atsy. but today armstrong said forget it. armstrong admits using performance-enhancing drugs while winning the tour de france seven times. he said he's willing to participate in an international effort to clean up cycling, but he won't cooperate with the u.s. agency. what are martian rocks made of? a nasa rover collects its first sample when we come back. before copd... i took my son fishing every year. we had a great spot not easy to find, but worth it. but with copd making it hard to breathe i thought those days might be over. so my doctor prescribed symbicort. it helps significantly improve my lung function starting within five minutes. symbicort doesn't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. with symbicort, today i'm breathing better. and that means...fish on! symbicort is for copd including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. it should not be taken more than twice a day. symbicort may increase your risk of lung infections, osteoporosis, and some eye problems. tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or high b
are in this situation. >> remember, when it came into port, it was not only meant by the u.s. public health service, coast guard, a few ohfficialofficials, there may be lawyers on board. they have to prove those damages. obviously their trip was interrupted, canceled. they didn't get what they wanted. carnival attempted to give them a full refund of everything they did and what they bought except for the gift shop and the casino and just yesterday they threw in an additional $500 and free cruise ship going ahead. they're trying to do what they can. remember that doing all that actually resulted in chartering 50, 60 buses, one of which broke down in new orleans. it was not a pleasant trip certainly even when they got to shore. >> it certainly added insult to injury with the bus breaking down peter. do you think this affected the cruise industry? >> carnival took a hit last year with the "costa concordia." carnival is the largest cruise line in the world, 75 ship many different brands. what you're going to see are serious discounts in the next two to three months. you know what? th
from port to port so a place like the u.s. east coast is not getting gasoline necessarily as rapid of a pace from the gulf coast because the ships are too expensive to move it. >> reporter: one thing people can do to pay less at the pump is to drive more fuel efficient vehicles. but so far hire gas prices do not seem to be playing into the gas prices. in february the two top vehicles were pickup trucks. >> they're expected to plead guilty to charges they spent more than $700,000 in campaign funds for personal use. jay le vane of our chicago cbs team is live. good morning. >> good morning. what's expect are negotiated plea agreements signed by both jesse and jackie. they're now claiming a troubled marriage. wining and dining a washington restaurant hostess. went to jewelry, furs other personal items including tens of personal items of bruce lee, martin luther king jr. and michael jackson memorabilia. only the congressman is charged with the actual conspiracy. jackson who has been diagnosed with a bipolar disorder considered an insanity defense before it will be
's headlines from around the globe. "los angeles times" says the u.s. forces prepared to comply with afghan strike limits. >>> the norm timeses says the white house plan s tos to conduct a project. it would gain insight into perception and consciousness. >>> "the washington post" says republicans are sending signals that chuck hagel's bid to become defense defense de de-secretary of state will come up. they say there's a reasonable time to have those questions'ed. >>> and "usa today" says hugo chavez made a return. it was announced via the president's official twitter >> announcer: this national weather report sponsored by aarp. real possibilities. >>> people all over the world are looking up after a series of close encounters with meteors and asteroids. we'll find out this morning how scientists keep track of these space rocks before they get this close. >>> plus danica patrick makes history at daytona, becoming the fastest qualifier for the great american race. >> there's a lot of things and people that go into getting a full position at the daytona 500. i'm a smal
george's county has taken three lives including two children. >> only 8 days left before the u.s. economy sustains massive budget cuts, some people say let the sequester happen. i'll have that story coming up. >> the former patients of the dead hopkins ob/gyn involved in the scandal are now lining up to see lawyers. i'm mike schuh a live report next. >> we have a big accident on the topside of the beltway causing a huge delay. we'll take a live look at that delay in just a few. now over to marty. >> the pair normal activity films have a following now. actress catherine newton joins us on coffee with. stay tuned it's the morning edition and we'll be right back. >>> here at the bottom of the hour that's a live look at traffic moving in and out of baltimore city on 95 to the north of that the topside of the beltway things are much worse this morning. sharon will have the latest on that for you marty is over at first warning weather. >> let's take a look at the numbers. the wind has become a steady breeze but without any gusts. 23 right now on tv hill. that's 10 degrees chill ier than this ti
terms in the u.s. >>> lawyers for south african track star oscar pistorius are trying to convince a judge to let him out of court. police told the court the double-amputee runner is a flight risk. >> reporter: they heard dramatic testimony from the case against him. the officer testified he found reeva steenkamp, lying dead at the bottom of the stairs in pistorius's home. the former olympian sobbed as the detective said the 29-year- old mold was wrapped in towels and had three bullet wounds, including one in the head. the double-amputee, known as blade runner, said his girlfriend's death was a tragic accident, that he shot his lover through a closed bathroom door, because he thought she was an intruder. but prosecutors believed the former olympian killed her after a valentine's day argument. they say a witness heard nonstop shouting coming from their home. although the defense later revealed, the witness lived a half mile away. there was also a back-and-forth about two boxes, discovered in pistorius's bedroom. police say they contained needles
france champion concealed his drug use and defrauded the u.s. postal service. it also says armstrong and the team violated their agreement by using the drugs. >>> scott pelley has a preview of what's coming up tonight on the cbs evening news. >>> the washington budget crisis coming in just a week is threatening essential government services. will food safety be compromised? we'll look at that tonight on the cbs evening news. >>> thanks, scott. here's a look at tonight's clog numbers from wall street. we'll >>> a damp, chilly, late february evening. a live look outside. will this just stay as rain? meteorologist tim williams and bob turk are updating the forecast. first, let's go outside with tim, who has his imbrella -- umbrella up. >> definitely damp out here and chilly. but only expecting less than a tenth of inch of sleet or so. that is just enough to keep that winter weather advisory in place. 33 is where we start. rain will taper off by late afternoon. temperature going up to 45. back into the 30s tomorrow night. then we start to see sun
talks between the syrian opposition and the assad regime. those talks would likely be brokered by the u.s. and also by russia. >> pelley: emphasis on "possible talks." clarissa, thank you very much. clarissa has another story for us tonight about some of the people who are suffering the most. a few of the many rebel groups are connected to islamic radicals and christians who have lived in syria for more than 2,000 years are now fleeing right next door. >> reporter: this convent in the mountains of lebanon is a refuge for syrian christians who have been forced from their home and their country. there have been christians in syria as long as there have been christians. now, they are caught up in a civil war, increasingly dominated by islamic militants. "we came to lebanon because there is no more living in syria,." it's dead there. he made the dangerous journey out of syria with his wife and three children two months ago. already, churches have been burned, homes destroyed, and christians kidnapped. who are you most afraid of? "we are afraid of both sides the armed militias and governments,
on the beltway. 795 pretty empty at franklin. same goes for 70 at u.s. 29. this traffic report is brought to you by bill's carpet. call 877-75-bills. >>> maryland state police are searching for answers this morning after a college student was killed in front of his friends and family. 21-year-old edmond aaron st. clair was stabbed on the campus of the university of maryland eastern shore dying at the hospital, after an altercation between two groups of people. police are searching for three young men. >>> another murdered university of maryland student was remembered this weekend. more than 100 people attended a memorial service for 22-year-old stephan rane. police say he was shot and killed by his off campus house mate dayvon green tuesday morning. another student was also wounded that morning. green then died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. >>> a hagerstown man is waking up behind bars after a teenager is stabbed inside his home. police say 38-year-old generette dixon surrendered after a stand half. neighbors saw a woman running from his house with a knife in his chest. he's been charged
of new cyber attacks. officials say u.s. government and business networks are attacked thousands of times every day. manneddian founder kevin mandia, says more than 90% of the attacks he sees come from china and are nearly impossible to stop. >> we've gone from a "we must prevent every attack from occurring" to more the mindset are, "these attacks are inevitable but let's make sure we keep the attackers from our crown jewels." >> reporter: you're saying we shouldn't spend all that much time trying to prevent everything because it can't be done. >> right now you can't do it. >> reporter: mandia says cyber defenses can be improved if companies share more information about the weak-ins. >> everybody needs to get smarter from each breach. almost like a neighborhood watch. we'd all get smatter about that robbery. >> reporter: but companies want some legal protections before sharing information. they're worried revealing details of attacks cowl weaken them with competitors and expose them to investor lawsuits. cyber spies have already stolen hundreds of billions of dollars in corporate secrets
with the national atomic energy agency. >>> and "the wall street journal" says the u.s. and europeans have struck up a trade deal. it could take two years to compete. >>> "usa today" says there use news on chuck hagel. they could decide tomorrow. republicans are threatening to stonewall the nomination and moderate republican susan says she'll appose hagel. >> at a hearing yesterday patrick donohoe told senators the postal service needs their help. last year, keep in mind the post office loft nearly $16 billion. >>> and the "los angeles times" says researchers believe they may have spotted the youngest black hole in the galaxy and it's not fashion only 200,000 light years away. some say a black hole could provide a passage to another >> announcer: this national weather report sponsored by kay jewelers. every kiss begins with kay. >>> this morning los angeles police are defending the fiery end to the shoot-out with christopher dorner. we did not intentionally burn down that cabin to get mr. dorner out. >> our carter evans with new details on how things ended. >>> and ano
program in the u.s.a. they took to the streets of new york city. the show can be seen in more than 150 markets around the world. >> all right. 35, 37, 38? >> you know, i think about it- year-old power ranger. >> well, they look great. >> 20 years and they are 15. if they start with 15, and that is -- >> which power ranger would you be? >> oh -- >> just pick a color. >> well, i would not be the pink one or the yellow one. those are probably the girl ones. blue. >> okay. >> maybe green. >> all right. she doesn't want to be the girly one. the pink. >> all of the girly ones do kick butt. >> yes all of them do. >>> okay. still to come on eyewitness news saturday morning -- [ no audio ] the temperatures in the 30s. windy tomorrow, going to be pretty cold through the day. 47 on tuesday with rain. 41 and 39 with the return of the sun on wednesday and thursday. >>> a familiar site is returning to baltimore east. underarmser going to open their doors this weekend. >> jessica kartalija has more. >> reporter: good morning. under armor announced it is o
countries won't arm syrian rebels. britain pushed the idea at a meeting of foreign ministers. the u.s. has also rejected the idea. >>> "usa today" says there's a change of tactics for teachers and students if they become targets of a shooting. in the past they were told to hide and wait for help. now police videos tell victims to confront a shooter if all else fails. >>> "the washington times" says sarah palin is returning to the spotlight. palin will address a conservative political action conference next month in maryland. >>> the "wall street journal" finds students who graduate with a degree in the arts rack up the biggest student loan debts. the average debt of graduates from specialized art schools runs $21,500. graduates from research university have an average debt of about $18,000. >>> the "los angeles times" says microsoft has opened its new webmail service outlook.com. this comes as microsoft shuts down its hotmail brand. those who already have a hotmail address can still use it. >>> and the "houston chronicle" says a woman who gave birth to a rare form of q
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